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News round-up... 13/11/2015

Posted Friday 13 November 2015 by Mike Tang in News Round-up

Our Little Sister
A still from the gorgeous Our Little Sister, now confirmed for Winter Screening Days

ICO News

  • This weekend we're off to Nottingham for Autumn Screening Days. We're really pleased to be back at Broadway - especially in their 25th anniversary year - and we're looking forward to see you for a fantastic array of films. We've got awards season favourites, Cannes critical smashes and new directorial debuts. See you there!
  • After that we'll be prepping Winter Screening Days in January at Watershed. Films to date are Kore-eda's masterful Our Little Sister; searing Holocaust drama and Cannes Grand Prix winner) Son of Saul; and Tom Geens' Couple in a Hole, recently screened to acclaim at BFI London Film Festival. More films to come soon - watch this space.
  • We're hiring! We're looking for a Training and Development Officer who's great fun and who can do all the things listed here.  Apply by 5pm 17 November!

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  • Celebrate the ultimate cinematic provocateur with ICA's Luis Buñuel retrospective, Aesthetics of the Irrational which started yesterday - featuring special events and panels alongside screenings of his films, from Un Chien Andalou to The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie.
  • We've all heard this one - "I haven't read it but I watched the film." When it comes to filmed adaptations of Shakespeare, there's now a fantastic resource to help you brush up. Find out more at Shakespeare on Film.
  • The Verge takes a look at just what's going on with midnight movies. Is it dying or has it changed forever?
  • A great interview with Werner Herzog, talking about his new book, the WWE and Joaquin Phoenix.
  • Looking for high resolution images of some quality film posters? Look no further than Film on Paper.
  • Film needs saving and the Museum of Modern Art is holding a festival of film preservation, To Save and Project.

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